Earl J. Washington


Earl Washington is an attorney at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Earl’s practice concentrates on complex civil matters including personal injury, premises liability, product liability, and toxic tort cases. He has a special interest in representing victims of mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure. Earl received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Florida. He was awarded his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Los Angeles Law School. While in law school, Earl served as the editor of the Entertainment Law Review and participated in the Moot Court Competition. Earl is active in the community and has served as an attorney volunteer for the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice, Domestic Violence Program. He is a member of the American Association for Justice and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law by the State Bar of California.

Earl J. Washington

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Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Civil Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Tort

Pro Bono & Community Service

  • Attorney Volunteer, Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice Domestic Violence Program, 2017-2018

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2019
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 2019


  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.S., 2005

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Editor, Entertainment Law Review, UCLA School of Law, 2013-2015
  • Participant, Moot Court Competition, UCLA School of Law, 2013-2014
  • International Business Scholarship to Europe, 2005

Publications & Speeches

  • Editor, “An Audio-Visual Notice of Use Database: A Solution to the Orphan Works Problem in the Internet Age”, 22 UCLA Ent. L. Rev., Fall, 2014
  • Editor, “The Best of Two Tests: A Hybrid Test for Balancing Right of Publicity and First Amendment Interests Tailored to the Complexities of Video Games”, 22 UCLA Ent. L. Rev., Spring, 2015

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